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Sheriff Eric Magrini resigns to the assistant CEO for Shasta County

Supervisor Les Baugh said Sheriff Eric Magrini become the next assistant CEO for Shasta County as the selection process begins for a new Shasta County Sheriff.

Posted: Jun 10, 2021 3:36 PM
Updated: Jun 14, 2021 8:12 AM

REDDING, Calif. - Shasta County Sheriff Eric Magrini resigned as County Sheriff, according to Supervisor Les Baugh.

Baugh said Magrini will now become the assistant CEO for the county.

Baugh said Tuesday's budget approval showed needed change like more jail bed space and dealing with out of control illegal marijuana grows.

Magrini's last day on the job as sheriff will be June 19 and the selection process for a new sheriff will begin.

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